I developed a bad habit of not sleeping enough while I was writing my mini book on Tesla and the EV industry, I felt exhausted and had difficulty concentrating. I researched the importance of sleep and how it impacts our health - both physical and mental.
My son Jonah is taking a gap year after graduating high school and will spend the next two semesters in Israel. Before Jonah boarded the plane, we exchanged letters. What he wrote to me stands above anything else I have accomplished in my life. This is my single greatest achievement.
Someone recently asked whether I think of myself as Russian, or American. My initial response (without thinking) was – American. But as I gave this question more thought I realized that the answer is more complex.
On January 28th, my brother and I are flying to Zurich to attend the by-invitation-only VALUEx Klosters conference. Attendees are expected to present and share their best investment ideas, and we will also get to ski and enjoy the food in the Swiss Alps. Afterwards, we will rent a car and embark on a six-day journey from Zurich to Nice, France.
What I am about to share with you is somewhat random drivel about a topic that has been very important to me in 2018 – managing your time. I am anything but an expert on it; and in fact, as you’ll see, this is something I fail in and am trying to fail less.
I spent a weekend at Laguna Beach with my family. We liked to start the day with a walk to a coffee shop and then spend the day at the beach. On our last day, my daughter Mia Sarah almost drowned in the pool because she doesn't know how to swim yet. I’ve been hugging my kids a lot more the past few days.
What's better: leaving your children with $100M after you pass away, or leaving them with fond memories of your time together? Sparked by an unexpected comment from a millionaire's son, I ponder this question.
On May 24 I’ll be speaking at the London Value Investor Conference. My super-smart friend David Shapiro is the conference’s MC, in addition to running a very successful fund of funds in London, he will be conducting a fireside type of chat interview with me.
I am about to embark on my 11th annual trip to Warren Buffett’s Omaha. This year I have something unique to share with you: an excerpt from a chapter I contributed to a brand new book, The Warren Buffett Shareholder.